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Opinion

SCOT LEHIGH

Baby boomers are the economy’s ‘oh, no!’

As zero hour nears in our latest manufactured budget crisis, let’s ponder this question: What would policymakers be doing if the country were well and intelligently governed?

I know, I know, that seems like an irrelevant hypothetical. But since pundits and pollsters aplenty stand ready to assess the fallout from the sequester, let’s take the less-traveled policy path.

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